A comprehensive set of guidelines relating to the protection of Indigenous peoples culture and heritage. Guidelines are drawn with reference to UNESCO and the relevant conventions established on cultural property. The principals include as its base the notion of self determination and guardianship.Principals of transmission, recovery, legislation and commercial use are described.
Miscellaneous other notes:
A very similar version of this document can be found at http://www.ankn.uaf.edu/IKS/protect.htm
It has as its reference the following note: Elaborated by the Special Rapporteur, Mrs. Erica-Irene Daes, in conformity with resolution 1993/44 and decision 1994/105 of the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities of the Commission on Human Rights, Economic and Social Council, United Nations (E/CN.4/Sub.2/1995/26, GE. 95-12808 (E), 21 June 1995).